School Board Decides on ‘Justice High’ as J.E.B. Stuart’s New Name

November 1, 2017 11:27 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board concluded the two and a half year name change process of J.E.B Stuart High School on Oct. 26 when the board voted 7-4 in favor of renaming Stuart to Justice High School by no later than the start of the 2019-20 school year. The motion […]

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Frantic Final Weekend Before Nov. 7 Election Looms Statewide & in F.C.

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There’s one final, frenetic weekend to go before the most important election in the U.S. this year. All Virginians, including residents of the City of Falls Church, are being called to weigh in at ballot boxes next Tuesday for the first time since the presidential election of a year ago. […]

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Fairfax County Decides ‘Justice High’ as Stuart’s New Name

October 27, 2017 12:24 PM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board decided in a 7-4 vote Thursday night to rename J.E.B. Stuart High School to Justice High School at the board’s regular meeting. The decision came after nearly five hours of debate as various substitute motions by the board attempting to signify specific individuals who were […]

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DMV in City of F.C. Announced for November

October 28, 2017 7:00 PM0 comments

The City of Falls Church Commissioner of the Revenue announced this week the opportunities for Department of Motor Vehicle services in The Little City in November. The full-service “DMV 2 Go” bus will be in front of City Hall, 330 Park Ave., on Friday, November 3 from 9:00 a.m. – […]

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Sierra Club Endorses 5 F.C. Council Candidates

October 27, 2017 5:25 PM0 comments

Adding to its earlier endorsements of incumbents Marybeth Connelly and Dan Sze, the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club announced yesterday its endorsement of three more Council candidates on the Nov. 7 election ballot, bringing to all five of the active campaigns its blessing. Ross Litkenhous, Dan Maller and incumbent […]

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F.C. Property Taxes Revenues Up for 1st Quarter

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Falls Church’s new Director of Finance Kiran Bawa presented the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1 to September 30, 2017) City revenue and expenditure results to the City Council Monday night, and while all the data remains too preliminary to establish any important trends, Bawa reported, the most […]

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F.C. Council OK’s Lease for Temporary City Hall Digs

October 26, 2017 5:40 PM0 comments

As the reconstruction and renovation effort at the Falls Church City Hall looms, the F.C. City Council Monday OK’d the execution of a 12-month lease of 7,916 feet of temporary office space at $17 per square foot at 400 N. Washington St. to be occupied during the City Hall construction […]

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Miller House Finally OK’d by F.C. Council

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The final vote was taken Monday night by the Falls Church City Council to transfer a City-owned home, the Miller House at 366 N. Washington St., to Community Residences, Inc., to develop and operate a group home with four group home beds for adults with intellectual disabilities. The sale will […]

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NOVA Firearms Returns to Falls Church After Taking Over The Gun Dude’s Lease

October 27, 2017 11:30 AM0 comments

Local gun store NOVA Firearms re-entered Falls Church last month, taking over the lease of former gun store, the Gun Dude Cafe, at its site above Bedo’s Leatherworks. City residents are likely somewhat acquainted with the returning store — the business was previously in the same location it is now […]

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With 1 Incumbent, New Faces Highlight F.C. School Board Race

October 26, 2017 10:30 AM0 comments

Unlike the campaigns underway for the Falls Church City Council election on Nov. 7, where three of the five active candidates running are well-known incumbents, there is only one incumbent among six candidates running for the Falls Church School Board in the election next month, which puts a greater burden […]

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